Category Archives: Fishing Reports

Tar-Pam Guide Service provides daily fishing reports for the Inner and Outer Banks of North Carolina

Thursday Report

About the only thing I can say about this week is it’s been good.  We’ve consistently been producing 50-100 fish per outing.  We had one trip where the fish seemed to be a little more scattered and we never really … Continue reading

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Tech Tuesday – Soft Plastics Part 2

So I wanted to add a little to last Tuesday’s post about soft plastics.  I spent quite some time discussing the actual rigging process and how meticulous you should be with the hook placement in the bait, but I didn’t … Continue reading

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Thursday Report

Here’s a quick fishing report.  I got back on the water today and we had some great striper fishing.  I had two young men who were good casters and got the job done.  I’ll be out there just about everyday … Continue reading

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Tech Tuesday – Soft Plastics

Since I started my business in 2010, I have been using Z-Man soft plastics. I fell in love with them the first time I used them.  They are truly a guide’s dream come true.  The have lots of action, are … Continue reading

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Sunday Afternoon Summary

This past week was a very productive week on the lower Roanoke.  The theme behind this week’s summary is understanding the bigger picture.  Sometimes factors that are many hundreds of miles away can affect the very small location where you … Continue reading

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New Blog Posts and Expanded Topics

Folks, I want to use this Fishing Reports/Blog page as a way to share some of my broader fishing experiences, discuss technical aspects of our fishing, and help promote the fishing culture in our area of the state, especially fly … Continue reading

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Stripers and Shad

So far this week we’ve had plenty of action on both stripers and shad.  In addition to all the stripers, the shad have really started to make a showing on the lower Roanoke.  We are catching shad and stripers in … Continue reading

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Sunday Afternoon Shadness

Did I ever mention that shad fishing in one of the best fishing trips for kids?  This afternoon I hitched up the Hickory Nut and took the local L-Dubs (Little Washington) boys and Tripp and Henry shad fishing.  The water … Continue reading

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Back From Fishing on Vacation and Ready to Get You on Fish

We left them biting very well on the Roanoke last Thursday, and the bite has been good while I was gone.  Despite some scattered rain in the forecast, the temperature seems mild  and plenty fishable most days.  The river was … Continue reading

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North Carolina Winter Fishing at its Finest

This fishery rarely disappoints.  Tracy and Peter fish with me often and had another great trip today, catching the majority of their fish on fly rods.  I bet they caught 60-70.  What a day.   We felt really sorry for … Continue reading

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